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Ann Peebles: Tellin' It

Joe McEwen, Rolling Stone, 29 January 1976

ONCE A CONSISTENT R&B hit-maker, Ann Peebles's output has seen a precipitous drop in both the vitality of her music and the sales of her records since the monumental ‘I Can't Stand the Rain’. Her decline has paralleled the demise of Willie Mitchell's Hi Studio as a consistent commercial force for anybody but Al Green. Tellin' It, her first album since I Can't Stand the Rain, is indicative of the current Hi predicament.

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